Synthesis and modification of silicon-containing polymers using ultrasound

Gareth J Price

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Abstract

The application of high-intensity ultrasound to silicon backbone polymers, particularly polydimethylsiloxane and polyorganosilanes, is described. There are advantages in using ultrasound in both modifying the molecular weights or end-group structures of preformed polymers and accelerating the course of polymerization reactions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-295
Number of pages6
JournalPolymer International
Volume58
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • siloxane
  • ultrasound
  • polyorganosilane
  • sonochemistry

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